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Vernon Hamilton Burress

Vernon Hamilton Burress

Male 1929 - 1997  (68 years)

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  • Name Vernon Hamilton Burress  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Born 2 Jul 1929  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
    Vernon Burress Birth Announcement
    Vernon Burress Birth Announcement
    Bluefield Daily Telegraph
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Gladeville, Wise, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Education 24 Sep 1939  Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Military 27 March 1944  [21
    Military 07 August 1946  Yorktown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Newspaper (Daily Press, Newport News) 29 Jun 1950  Wicomico, Gloucester, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vernon Burress has left for Chicago to attend the Coyne Electrical School. 
    Newspaper (Daily Press) Newport News 10 Dec 1954  Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vernon Hamilton Burress, Wicomico, no operators license, improper exhust, $5 each offence. 
    Newspaper (Daily Press, Newport News) 27 March 1958  Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vernon H. Burress for 217-47th St. was assessed $77.50 for reckless driving and had his driver's license suspended for six months. 
    Occupation Electrician; Occupation: Electrician 
    Residence Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Died 13 Dec 1997  Crystal River, Citrus Co., Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 13, 15, 18, 23, 24, 25
    Buried
    Vernon Hamilton Burress Grave
    Vernon Hamilton Burress Grave
    Veterans Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, USA
    Plot: Section 432 Site 37
    Person ID P1  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 

    Father Emery "Red" Hamilton Burress,   b. 27 January 1907, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 September 1961, Lansing, Clinton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hazel Leona Palmer,   b. 11 May 1911, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1932, Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 03 Aug 1927  Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Ruth West,   b. 8 November 1930, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 January 1994, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1947  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Vernon H. Burress & Mary Ruth West Marriage Certificate
    Vernon H. Burress & Mary Ruth West Marriage Certificate
    Lists Ernest as father, Ernest wasn't his father, Ernest was his uncle. He lived with Ernest for awhile at the time probably thought more of him then he did his father.
    Divorced 25 Nov 1957  Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Mary & Vernon Burress Divorce
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    Children 
     1. Dean Ray Burress  []
     2. Living
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1929 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Living with mother Hazel and sister Wanda in a boarding house, however there no Emery listed. Hazel is listed as being married. - 1930 - Gladeville, Wise, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Was living with Roberts at the time. Got a Certificate of Promotion from Berwind Union Church - 24 Sep 1939 - Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1940 - Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Marine Enlistment - 07 August 1946 - Yorktown, York County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1947 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper (Daily Press, Newport News) - Vernon Burress has left for Chicago to attend the Coyne Electrical School. - 29 Jun 1950 - Wicomico, Gloucester, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper (Daily Press) Newport News - Vernon Hamilton Burress, Wicomico, no operators license, improper exhust, $5 each offence. - 10 Dec 1954 - Gloucester County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Relation to Head: Uncle - - Caretta, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1997 - Crystal River, Citrus Co., Florida Link to Google Earth
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    Vernon Hamilton Burress in New Mexico

  • Sources 
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      Birth date: 2 Jul 1929 Birth place: Death date: 13 Dec 1997 Death place: Crystal River, Citrus, Florida, United States of America

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      Birth date: 2 Jul 1929 Birth place: Death date: 13 Dec 1997 Death place: Citrus, Florida, United States

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      Birth date: abt 1929 Birth place: West Virginia Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Gladeville, Wise, Virginia

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      Birth date: 07/02/1929 Birth place: Death date: 12/13/1997 Death place: FL

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      Marriage date: 15 Jul 1961 Marriage place: Nevada

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      Residence date: Oct 1946 Residence place:

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      Residence date: Apr 1947 Residence place:

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      Residence date: Jan 1948 Residence place:

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      Residence date: Jan 1951 Residence place:

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      Birth date: 2 Jul 1929 Birth place: Death date: 13 Feb 1997 Death place:
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      Birth date: abt 1930 Birth place: West Virginia Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia, United States
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    20. [S-1444881256] Birth Certificate, Birth Certificate.
      Name Vernon Hamilton Burress Born 2 July 1929 Bluefield, West Virginia County Mercer Father Emory Burress Age at time of Birth 23 Birth Place West Virginia Mother Hazel L. Palmer Age at time of Birth 18 Birth Place Virginia Birth Register 8 Page 7

    21. [S-1444881212] Military Records, Navy Enlistment, 27 March 1944.
      Enlist Date 27 March 1944 Enlist Rank Seaman Second Class Enlist Age 14 Discharge Date 10 November 1944 Discharge Place NAS, Daytona Beach, Florida

    22. [S-1444881212] Military Records, Marine Enlistment, 07 August 1946.
      Enlist Date 07 August 1946 Enlist Place Yorktown, Virginia Enlist Rank Private Enlist Age 17 Discharge Rank Private First Class Discharge Date 12 March 1948 Discharge Place Yorktown, Virginia Branch US Marine Corps Re-enlist Date 12 March 1948 Re-enlist Place Yorktown, Virginia Enlist Rank Private, Infantryman First Class Enlist Age 19 Discharge Rank Corporal Discharge Date 15 October 1952 Discharge Place Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA Organization 5th Marine Corps Reserve District Branch US Marine Corps Re-enlist Date 27 October 1952 Re-enlist Place Norfolk, Virginia Enlist Rank Corporal Discharge Rank Sergeant Discharge Date 26 October 1955 Discharge Place Norfolk, Virginia Organization Marine Fighter Squadron 233 Branch US Marine Corps

    23. [S-1444881255] Death Certificate, Death Certificate.
      Name of Deceased Vernon Hamilton Burress Race White Sex Male Age 68 Date of Death December 13, 1997 Place of Death Residence, Crystal River, Citrus County, FL Cause of Death Cancer Father Emory Burress Mother Hazel Palmer Date of Birth July 2, 1929 Birth Place Bluefield, West Virginia Occupation Electrician Marital Status Married Surviving Spouse Shirley Ann Kornatowski Name of Informant Shirley Ann Kornatowski Burial Veterans Cem. Bushnell, FL Undertaker Brown Funeral Home

    24. [S-1444881254] Grave Stone, Grave.

    25. [S-1444881251] Obituary, Newspaper Obit, Dec 1997.
      He was born to Hazel and Emory Burress on July 2, 1929 in Bluefield WV. He moved here from Baxley, GA in 1973. He was a retired electrician and a World War II Navy Veteran and Korean Conflict Marine Veteran. He was a member of IBEW Local #553 and the American Legion Post #155 of Crystal River, Fla. He was a protestant.Surviving are his wife; Shirley A. Burress of Crystal River, Fla., two sons; Edward Burress of Gloucester, Va, and Gregory Burress of Homosassa, Fla., one daughter; Michelle Burress of FL and six grandchildren. Private cremation will take place. Brown Funeral Home, Crystal River - Lecanto.